Scrap Extension of Rules on Working Time?

In June, the European Parliament voted in favour of including self-employed lorry drivers within the 2002 Directive on the organisation of the working time of lorry and bus drivers.

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The Sky’s the Limit

Cloud computing allows businesses a way of managing data, hardware and software requirements by using internet-based resources.

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Pay Freezes

Pay Freezes affect the Public Sector…but not the Private Sector

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Energy Efficient Buildings

The European Union has published a new energy efficiency Directive for buildings, which sets out rules for the energy performance of both new and existing buildings.

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Safe Maintenance

A new European initiative has been launched which highlights the risks during maintenance and repair work and how to avoid them.

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End of Period of Grace

An HMRC concession, ESC B46, was introduced in 1995 and means that HMRC will not issue penalties for late filing of company tax returns or employers’/contractors’ end-of-year returns, provided that they are received by the last working day within seven days of the filing date.

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